Graduate Studies

Graduate Assistantship Opportunities

Please see this page for a list of all graduate assistantship positions for the 2022-2023 academic year.

 

Assistantship Opportunities

In order to be eligible for and maintain a Graduate Assistantship position, students must:

  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Enroll in 6 graduate credits or more during each semester that they are employed as a GA.
  • Be matriculated in a graduate degree program at USM (students in certificate-only programs are not eligible).
  • Remain in good academic standing and be making acceptable progress towards their degree.
  • Not be a University of Maine System employee.

Note: Maine Law and University of Maine students are not eligible for most USM Graduate Assistantships. 

Students in Accelerated Online Maine SEHD and Nursing Programs will be awarded stipend only. Note: Positions for Online Maine Only students can be found here

Department 

Campus

Hrs/Wk

Stipend

(Total)

Scholarship

(Yes/No)

Availability

Academic Affairs

(2022-2023 academic year)

 Portland 10 $4,500 Yes Accepting Applications

Athletics 

(2022-2023 academic year)

 Gorham 20 $9,000 Yes Accepting Applications

The BCB Center for Compassion 

(Fall semester)

Portland/Online 10 2000 Yes Accepting Applications

Educational Leadership & Adult and Higher Education 

(2022-2023 academic year)

Portland/Gorham/
Online
 10 $4,500 Yes Accepting Applications

Cybersecurity

(2022-2023 academic year)

Gorham/Online 10 $4,500 Yes Accepting Applications

Cybersecurity

(2022-2023 academic year)

Gorham/Online   10  $4,500  Yes Accepting Applications

Dean of Students (2022-2023 academic year)

Gorham 20 $9000 Yes Accepting Applications

Educational Leadership & Adult and Higher Education 

(2022-2023 academic year)

Portland/Gorham/
Online
 10 $4,500 Yes Accepting Applications

Educational and School Pyschology

(2022-2023 Academic Year)

Gorham

10

4500

No

Accepting Applications

 

Educational and School Psychology

(2022-2023 Academic Year)

Gorham  10 $4,500 Yes  Accepting Applications
 

Educational and School Psychology

(2022-2023 Academic Year)

Gorham  10  $4,500 Yes Accepting Applications

Educational and School Psycyhology 

(2022-2023 academic year)

 Gorham 10 $4,500 Yes Accepting Applications

Financial Aid 

(2022-2023 academic year)

 TBD 10 $4,500 Yes Accepting Applications

Health and Counseling Services 

(2022-2023 academic year)

 Gorham 20 $9,000 Yes

Accepting Applications

Language, Literacy, & Culture 

(2022-2023 academic year)

 Portland/Gorham 10 $4,500 Yes

Accepting Applications

Literacy, Language, & Culture

(2022-2023 academic year)

 Gorham 10 $4,500 Yes Accepting Applications

Learning Commons 

(2022-2023 academic year)

 Portland/Gorham 10 $4,500 Yes Accepting Applications

Mathematics and Statistics

(2022-2023 academic year)

Portland 

10

$4,500

Yes

Accepting Applications

Office of Educator Preparation 

(2022-2023 academic year)

Gorham  10  $4,500 Yes Accepting Applicationss

Office of Graduate Studies

(2022-2023 academic year)

Portland/Online 10 $4,500 Yes Accepting Applications

Orientation & First Year Experience

(2022-2023 academic year)

Gorham

20

9000

Yes

Accepting Applications

Residential Life

(2022-2023 academic year)

Gorham

20

9000

Yes

Accepting Application

Special Education

(2022-2023 academic year)

Gorham

10

4500

Yes

Accepting Applications

Special Education (2022-2023 academic year)

Gorham

10

4500

Yes

Accepting Applications

Student Engagement and Leadership (2022-2023 Academic Year)

Gorham

20

9000

Yes

Accepting Applications

Student Engagement and Leadership (2022-2023 Academic Year)

Gorham

20

9000

Yes

Accepting Applications

Student Engagement and Leadership (2022-2023 Academic Year)

Portland 

20

9000

Yes

Accepting Applications

TRIO Upward Bound

(2022-2023 academic year)

 Gorham 10 $4,500 Yes Accepting Applications

Department 

Campus

Hrs/Wk

Stipend

(Total)

Scholarship

(Yes/No)

Availability

Cutler Institute

(2022-2023 academic year)

 Portland 20 $9,000 Yes Accepting Applications

Justice Policy Program

(2022-2023 Academic Year)

Portland   10  $4,500  Yes Accepting Applications

Department 

Campus

Hrs/Wk

Stipend

(Total)

Scholarship

(Yes/No)

Availability

 

Submit Your Application

Ready to apply? Submit the required documents to the hiring supervisor:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter

Other Student Work Opportunities

Please check back later for additional Graduate Aide opportunities.

Note: students must receive a federal work-study award to be eligible for Graduate Aide positions.

The Shaw Innovation Fellows program selects five students annually and awards them a $5,000 grant to conduct reserach projects designed to address complex problems in the world. For more information and the application process, please visit the Shaw Innovation Fellows website.